10 more local Barrie business holiday gift ideas!



With so many great small businesses located in Barrie & area, we couldn't just stick to the 10 gift suggestions in our last blog post. Here are another 10 great gift suggestions to look into from our local Barrie businesses this holiday season. 



Cate and Levi Wool Puppets | $25

Maclaren

Not only is The Maclaren Art Center a great place to visit, it also has a great gallery shop with various items to pick from, on-site and online. In representing the wide-ranging creative talent in the Barrie region and surrounding regions, their shop is a destination for high quality and handmade local gifts. Ranging from home textiles, hand-thrown ceramics, beautiful Canadian-made jewellery and more, you're sure to find something your loved one will love! These Cate and Levi wool puppets are perfect for any child who loves storytime! Handcrafted from premium reclaimed wool, no two puppets are identical, each with unique colour combinations. Choose from a unicorn, moose or a shark and make storytime even more fun than it already is!



Fine Jewellery

Metzger Studio

Metzger Studio is your place to go in Barrie for fine jewellery! This holiday season, gift one of their Metzger classics or create your own custom design. Their selection includes a variety of beautifully crafted rings, pendants, pearls and earrings. If you're looking to have one of your pieces remodelled, their trained and artistic goldsmiths can create an entirely new piece of jewellery from your family heirlooms.



Heritage Estate Wines & Ciders

Heritage Estates

Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery has ciders, wines & sangrias for every palette. Founded in 2014, Heritage Estate Winery and Cidery is Barrie's first and only boutique vineyard and cidery situated in the heart of Simcoe County. They offer beverages uniquely crafted out of 100% Ontario apples, free from additives or preservatives with less than half the sugar content of most commercial ciders. For the perfect gift, pair some of their wines, ciders, and sangrias along with some of their merchandise. They are open for pick up and local delivery! You can also find their products available at the LCBO, local restaurants as well as at the Barrie Farmer's Market on Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.



Goat’s Milk Bubble Bath Bombs | $8

Organic Body Shop

At The Organic Body Shop, breathe easy knowing the products you are purchasing for yourself and your loved ones are one of a kind and locally created by an organic chemist and herbalist. All of their products are free of chemicals, biodegradable, and their packaging is recyclable and reusable. The goat's milk bath bombs will fill your senses and bath time with the luxury of fresh herbs and oils. The bombs are filled with essential oils, detoxing baking soda and herbs known for their ability to cleanse, repair and deodorize skin while strengthening blood vessels. You can't go wrong with these heart-shaped goodies! 



Funnel Neck Sweater Marble Fashions | $135

Janet Kemp

At Janet Kemp Ladies Fashion in Downtown Barrie, their product lines are the perfect combination of luxury, comfort, versatility, and timeliness that bring ease to a contemporary woman's busy lifestyle. 75% of Janet's collection is proudly made in Canada. There you will find these popular brands like Habitat, French Dressing, Frank Lyman, Zoe and more. This Funnel Neck Sweater from Marble Fashions is a long sleeve easy fit sweater made from 100% cotton. The sweater makes for the perfect addition to any wardrobe and can be both casual or dressed up. Available to purchase in-store and online! 



Christmas Cards & Gift Tags

Christmas Cards Gift Tags

The holiday season calls for lots of cards and gift tags to send to all your loved ones along with their gifts. The Artisan Boutique has you covered with a variety of beautifully made festive cards and gift tags to choose from! These unique watercolour Christmas tags with string come in a set of 15 and are blank on the back. They make for the perfect decorative addition to your gift wrapping for only $9.



Dipping Plate – Taste of the Orchard | $12

Dipping Plate

This high-quality porcelain dish from Olive Oil co. features a recessed olive branch form for balsamic vinegar, which rests under the olive oil layer. It is proportionally designed for a flavourful oil-vinegar ratio taste balance without measuring. Pair this dish along with some of the finest naturally flavoured olive oils and balsamic vinegars as the perfect gift for any host or foodie on your list. Order online or visit one of their Barrie stores located in Downtown Barrie and on the South End. 



Leather Jackets

leather Jacket

At The 400 Market, you'll be able to find all kinds of unique gifts from a wide range of merchants. With everything from toys, skincare, home goods, clothing, accessories and much more, cross of everyone on your holiday gift list in one stop! These leather jackets make for an excellent gift for the guys in your life. Check them out and so much more when you drop by The 400 Market over the weekend!



Poinsettias 10" | $30

Bradford Greenhouse

It's not Christmas without Poinsettias! These Poinsettias from the Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery are available in red, white and pink, making for a great holiday gift for anyone who loves plants. They last all through the holiday season, they make for a great decoration and are easy to care for!



Fondue Package | $30

fondue

Who doesn't love a good fondue? This fondue package from J'adore makes for a great holiday gift for your significant other as a date night activity to do together. The package comes with three bricks of cheese that you blend together with your favourite base. Add a bottle of J'adore's house Vendanges Nocturnes Blanc to your gift for your base and for sipping, and you're all set!



Looking for more great local businesses to support? Visit, HeyLocal, a virtual centralized shopping platform that showcases all the local businesses and products on one website. This Tourism Barrie partner makes shopping and supporting local extra easy. Happy shopping!

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